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Online exports and the wage gap (English)

The development of the Internet is often seen as a source of demand for skilled workers and therefore a potential driver of the wage gap between skilled and unskilled workers. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8160 AUG 07, 2017

Disclosed

Understanding the effects of the Taxa de Longo Prazo (TLP) reform in Brazil (Portuguese)

The creation of the Taxa de Longo Prazo (TLP) to substitute the Taxa de Juros de Longo Prazo (TJLP), as envisaged in the, Provisional Decree (Medida Provisoria) N. 777 debated in the Brazilian Congress can have significant impact on Brazil’s economic performance. ... See More +

Working Paper 117812 JUL 01, 2017

Byskov,Steen; Clavijo,Mateo Disclosed

Where to create jobs : cities or towns? (English)

Should public investment be targeted to big cities or to small towns, if the objective is to minimize national poverty? To answer this policy question we extend the basic Todaro-type model of rural-urban migration to the case of migration from rural areas to two potential destinations, secondary town and big city. ... See More +

Working Paper 115360 APR 21, 2017

Christiaensen,Luc; De Weerdt,Joachim; Kanbur,Ravi Disclosed

Kenya - Nairobi Metropolitan Services Improvement Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 12) : Environmental and Social Assessment (ESIA) for Kikuyu railway station (English)

The objective of the Nairobi Metropolitan Services Improvement Project for Kenya is to strengthen governance and service delivery in the Nairobi Metropolitan area. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1405 APR 10, 2017

Babijes,Roderick M. Disclosed

Agastya : improving critical thinking and leadership skills (English)

Many of India’s disadvantaged youth are apathetic about their education from the formal schooling system, resulting in high dropout rates. Lack of interest and perceived value of education often cause low retention and dismal learning outcomes, which can perpetuate poverty and contribute to the socio-economic divide. ... See More +

Working Paper 115128 APR 01, 2017

Tinsley,Elaine A.; Navarrete Moreno,Cristina Disclosed

Poland catching-up regions : strengthening the implementation of work-based learning (English)

Worldwide, Vocational Education and Training (VET) is receiving increasing attention, particularly as a potentially useful instrument to address high unemployment rates among youth. ... See More +

Working Paper 115352 APR 01, 2017

Disclosed

West Bank and Gaza - Second Finance for Jobs Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)

The development objective of the Second Finance for Jobs Project for West Bank and Gaza is to test the effectiveness of selected financial interventions in incentivizing private sector investment and job creation. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3163 MAR 01, 2017

Ridenour,Stefanie Lynn Disclosed

West Bank and Gaza - Second Finance for Jobs Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : إطار الأدارة البيئية والمجتمعية : ملخص تنفيذي (Arabic)

The development objective of the Second Finance for Jobs Project for West Bank and Gaza is to test the effectiveness of selected financial interventions in incentivizing private sector investment and job creation. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3163 MAR 01, 2017

Ridenour,Stefanie Lynn Disclosed

Bangladesh - Skills and Training Enhancement Project (STEP) : tenth implementation support mission - February 13 to 23, 2017 (English)

Aide Memoire 113728 FEB 23, 2017

Rahman,Md. Mokhlesur Disclosed

Romania - Revenue Administration Modernization Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 113043 FEB 01, 2017

Disclosed

Firm dynamics and job creation in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (English)

Good jobs are in short supply in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. Sustainable, better employment opportunities must come from higher labor demand from a dynamic and internationally competitive private sector, the result of an advanced economic transition from a state controlled to a market led economy. ... See More +

Working Paper 112197 JAN 23, 2017

Koettl-Brodmann,Johannes; Johansson De Silva,Sara; Kupets,Olga Disclosed

Togo - Youth Employment Project : environmental assessment : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale (French)

Environmental Assessment SFG2929 JAN 01, 2017

Van Dyck,John Disclosed

Togo - Youth Employment Project : environmental assessment : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale (French)

Environmental Assessment SFG2928 JAN 01, 2017

Van Dyck,John Disclosed

Mozambique - Social Protection Project : environmental assessment : Quadro de gestao ambiental e social (Portuguese)

Environmental Assessment SFG2919 JAN 01, 2017

Zapatero Larrio,Eric Disclosed

Tajikistan Jobs Diagnostic: Strategic Framework for Jobs (Russian)

Tajikistan’s economy is not creating sufficient jobs for its rapidly growing workforce, in particular its burgeoning youth population. As a result, its most valuable asset – human capital – is largely underutilized. ... See More +

Working Paper 112666 JAN 01, 2017

Strokova,Victoria; Ajwad,Mohamed Ihsan English Disclosed

Cote d`Ivoire jobs diagnostic : employment, productivity, and inclusion for poverty reduction (English)

After a decade of crisis and stellar economic growth over the past five years, Côte d’Ivoire has now set its sight on becoming an emerging economy. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS13233 JAN 01, 2017

Christiaensen,Luc (Editor); Premand,Patrick (Editor) Disclosed

Jobs in value chains - Zambia : opportunities in agribusiness (English)

This study analyzes from a jobs perspective two high potential value chains (VCs) in Zambia’s agribusiness sector poultry and aquaculture. With more than 50 percent of workers and over 80 percent of poor Zambians recording themselves in agriculture in the 2010 population census, raising agricultural productivity is a determinant to reduce poverty. ... See More +

Working Paper 115801 JAN 01, 2017

Krishnan,Sudha Bala; Peterburs,Teresa Anna Maria Disclosed

Zambia - Jobs diagnostic (English)

One of the world’s most youthful countries, Zambia’s economy has been booming since the early 2000s on the back of record high copper prices and private sector investment response to the better business environment. ... See More +

Working Paper 115810 JAN 01, 2017

Merotto,Dino Leonardo Disclosed

Jobs strategy Kazakhstan (English)

Kazakhstan is a unique country in a unique part of the world. Its uniqueness is important, as it shapes the opportunities and economic realities faced by the country, as well as the political responses to those challenges. ... See More +

Working Paper 115798 JAN 01, 2017

Farole,Thomas; Strokova,Victoria Disclosed

Zambia - A review of the World Bank Group jobs portfolio (English)

This report analyzes the World Bank Group (WBG) portfolio in Zambia focused on jobs, referred to as the jobs portfolio, regarding its impact on outcomes related to job creation, job quality, and job access. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 117167 JAN 01, 2017

Krishnan,Sudha Bala; Peterburs,Teresa Anna Maria Disclosed

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Online exports and the wage gap (English)
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AUG 07, 2017 WPS8160 Policy Research Working Paper
Understanding the effects of the Taxa de Longo Prazo (TLP) reform in Brazil (Portuguese)
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JUL 01, 2017 117812 Working Paper
Where to create jobs : cities or towns? (English)
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APR 21, 2017 115360 Working Paper
Kenya - Nairobi Metropolitan Services Improvement Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 12) : Environmental and Social Assessment (ESIA) for Kikuyu railway station (English)
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APR 10, 2017 SFG1405 Environmental Assessment
Agastya : improving critical thinking and leadership skills (English)
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APR 01, 2017 115128 Working Paper
Poland catching-up regions : strengthening the implementation of work-based learning (English)
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APR 01, 2017 115352 Working Paper
West Bank and Gaza - Second Finance for Jobs Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 SFG3163 Environmental Assessment
West Bank and Gaza - Second Finance for Jobs Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : إطار الأدارة البيئية والمجتمعية : ملخص تنفيذي (Arabic)
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MAR 01, 2017 SFG3163 Environmental Assessment
Bangladesh - Skills and Training Enhancement Project (STEP) : tenth implementation support mission - February 13 to 23, 2017 (English)
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FEB 23, 2017 113728 Aide Memoire
Romania - Revenue Administration Modernization Project : procurement plan (English)
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FEB 01, 2017 113043 Procurement Plan
Firm dynamics and job creation in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (English)
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JAN 23, 2017 112197 Working Paper
Togo - Youth Employment Project : environmental assessment : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale (French)
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JAN 01, 2017 SFG2929 Environmental Assessment
Togo - Youth Employment Project : environmental assessment : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale (French)
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JAN 01, 2017 SFG2928 Environmental Assessment
Mozambique - Social Protection Project : environmental assessment : Quadro de gestao ambiental e social (Portuguese)
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JAN 01, 2017 SFG2919 Environmental Assessment
Tajikistan Jobs Diagnostic: Strategic Framework for Jobs (Russian)
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JAN 01, 2017 112666 Working Paper English
Cote d`Ivoire jobs diagnostic : employment, productivity, and inclusion for poverty reduction (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 AUS13233 Working Paper
Jobs in value chains - Zambia : opportunities in agribusiness (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 115801 Working Paper
Zambia - Jobs diagnostic (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 115810 Working Paper
Jobs strategy Kazakhstan (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 115798 Working Paper
Zambia - A review of the World Bank Group jobs portfolio (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 117167 Working Paper (Numbered Series)